AIRCREW OFFICER OBSERVER – Royal Navy Jobs

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Job Description:

As an Observer in the Royal Navy you’ll be a key part of a flight crew. And that means whichever of our helicopters you’re working with, you’ll navigate, operate communications systems and even control the weaponry. You’ll need to be constantly aware of, and in control of, your surroundings. But you’ll do much more than that too. So much more. It’s how you use your second-to-none navigation skills and technical knowledge that counts. Wherever you are in the world, and whatever the challenge is, you’ll need to rise to it without fail.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Master tactical and technical skills over a two-year training period.
  • Be an integral part of a flight crew, coordinating and executing vital missions, all over the world.
  • Be assigned to a flight, with a Pilot, Aircraft Controller, and team of Engineers, working together on multiple missions.
  • Specialise on one of our three types of helicopter. You could become an expert in anti-submarine warfare on a Merlin, qualify as a fighter controller on a Sea King, or even work alongside the Pilot on our new two-man Wildcat.

Job Requirements:

  • Must pass CBAT. Specialist Aviation Medical at OASC, RAF Cranwell post AIB.
  • A Body Mass Index (BMI) between 18 and 28 (between 17 and 27 if under 18)
  • A minimum height of 151.5cm
  • A British or Dual British/USA only who has lived in the UK continuously for the 5 years prior to applying
  • Pass the Naval Swimming Test
  • You must be aged 17 to 34

Qualification & Experience:

  • You’ll need a minimum of 96 UCAS points. These can be accrued from either GCE A/AS levels (or equivalent) or National Diplomas (e.g. BTEC)
  • You’ll need at least 5 GCSEs at grades A-C (9-4) (or Scottish equivalent), which must include English and Mathematics at grade B/6 or above

Job Details:

Company: Royal Navy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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